RESEARCH NEWS 2017-06-27 Research News Scientists believe genetic variation accounts for much of the risk of sporadic amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (SALS). However, estimates on just how much heritability the known ALS genes confer range from 11 to 28 percent. In the June 21 ...
PAPER Al-Chalabi A, Andersen PM, Chioza B, Shaw C, Sham PC, Robberecht W, Matthijs G, Camu W, Marklund SL, Forsgren L, Rouleau G, Laing NG, Hurse PV, Siddique T, Leigh PN, Powell JF
Recessive amyotrophic lateral sclerosis families with the D90A SOD1 mutation share a common founder: evidence for a linked protective factor.Hum Mol Genet. 1998 Dec;7(13):2045-50. PubMed: 9817920
PAPER Dong C, Wei P, Jian X, Gibbs R, Boerwinkle E, Wang K, Liu X
Comparison and integration of deleteriousness prediction methods for nonsynonymous SNVs in whole exome sequencing studies.Hum Mol Genet. 2015 Apr 15;24(8):2125-37. Epub 2014 Dec 30 PubMed: 25552646
Alzheimers Research U.K.Cambridge, United Kingdom
JOB 2017-06-26 Employer University of California, Irvine Contact email@example.com Description The Department of Psychology and Social Behavior and the Institute for Memory Impairments and Neurological Disorders (UCI MIND) at the University of California, Irvine, ...
Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical SchoolCambridge, United States
PAPER Gibson SB, Downie JM, Tsetsou S, Feusier JE, Figueroa KP, Bromberg MB, Jorde LB, Pulst SM28642336
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RESEARCH NEWS 2017-06-24 Research News Two new papers show how rare genetic mutations are helping scientists understand more about the processes that go wrong in the amyotrophic lateral sclerosis/frontotemporal dementia (ALS/FTD) spectrum. A hallmark of these diverse conditions ...
LeDuc County , Canada
RESEARCH NEWS 2017-06-23 Research News Of all the diseases that afflict people in old age, people fear Alzheimer’s most. How can they protect themselves? A report from the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) acknowledges some possible steps, but stops ...
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